Elliott Lester

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Elliott Lester
Nationality British
Occupation Film and television director
Years active 2006 - present

Elliott Lester is a British film and television director, best known for directing the film Blitz. He made his directing debut in 2006 with Love Is the Drug, and his latest film, Aftermath, was released on 4 April 2017.


Lester made his feature film directing in 2006 with a drama film Love Is the Drug.[1] In 2011, he directed a crime thriller Blitz from a script by Nathan Parker, starring Jason Statham and Paddy Considine.[1][2]

In 2014, Lester directed the HBO's drama film Nightingale, starring David Oyelowo.[3][4]

Lester has also directed a drama thriller film, titled 478 from a script by Javier Gullón, which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger. The film was scheduled to be released in 2016.[5]


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  1. ^ a b McNary, Dave (September 24, 2008). "Elliott Lester to direct Bruen's 'Blitz'". Variety. Retrieved July 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ Jaafar, Ali (July 13, 2009). "Jason Statham tracking 'Blitz'". Variety. Retrieved July 12, 2016. 
  3. ^ Yamato, Jen (July 9, 2013). "David Oyelowo To Star In BN Films' 'Nightingale'". Deadline. Retrieved July 12, 2016. 
  4. ^ Montgomery, Daniel (May 15, 2015). "'Nightingale' director Elliott Lester was 'terrified' to undertake single-character film [Exclusive Video]". Gold Derby. Retrieved July 12, 2016. 
  5. ^ Jr, Mike Fleming (November 5, 2015). "Emmett/Furla/Oasis & Darren Aronofsky Ready Arnold Schwarzenegger Revenge Drama '478' – AFM". Deadline. Retrieved July 12, 2016. 

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